Another AmLaw 100 firm, this time #6 White & Case, has announced layoffs. 70 associates and 100 staff. An internal memo was posted by our friends at Above the Law:

As part of its planning for 2009, White & Case LLP is reviewing its global operations against current and anticipated market conditions and

Law firm life can resemble family life in many ways. For many people, 50 hours or more in the office is normal. Saturdays, Sundays and evenings are devoted to the office, with some partners known to sleep with their BlackBerrys under their pillows. Husbands and wives have met in the halls (or at the holiday